retreat

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

retreat

noun

Definition of RETREAT

1
an act of moving away especially from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable <we made a strategic retreat when we realized that we were outnumbered>
2
something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger <her bedroom served as a retreat from the frequent arguing between her parents> <the abandoned cabin was a welcome retreat from the storm>

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